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Dignity 4 Diva’s hosting annual “DIVA DRIVE”

Every day there are homeless women in the Seattle area going without some of the most basic human needs. In order to address this social issue and ensure the dignity of those facing a difficult life transition, Dignity for...

Kimberlé Crenshaw Coming to Town Hall to Discuss Black Lives Matter

This Human Rights Day celebrations puts a spotlight on local organizations and initiatives who are making waves in the community, and places them in context with broader issues happening across America. This year’s program (the city’s 16th annual event!)...

Second black man in history elected to Tacoma City Council

It was 45 years ago that Harold Moss made history in Tacoma. After being the first black man appointed to city council in 1970, he was elected the following year and eventually became the first black mayor of Tacoma...

White man leaves KKK robe at consignment store owned by black Redmond woman

Shane Coakley's Momma's store was targeted by this aledged KKK Hate Crime.  Many in the Seattle Community know Shane from his Transportation Company, His work as a Car Salesman, and his promoter days with the Shades of Seattle Calendar....

Amazing One Man Show “RODNEY KING” by Roger Guenveur Smith coming to Seattle

The Obie Award-winning soloist Roger Guenveur Smith navigates the tragically abbreviated life and times of the late Rodney King. King’s savage (and videotaped) beating by members of the Los Angeles Police Department in 1991 ignited a deadly riot upon...

WASHINGTON STATE COMMISSION ON AFRICAN AMERICAN AFFAIRS E-NEWSLETTER 1/4/2016

The Commission serves as the official state representative of the African American community—advising the Governor, Legis­lature and state agencies regarding policy development and im­plementation. The commission also works to establish relation­ships with local governments and private sector organizations that...

Madrona School High Five 2017: Showing Success

Friday, January 5th was a misty, overcast, typical Seattle winter morning that was not too cold, but not warm at all, but just right for the 1st annual Madrona School High Five! Organized to help celebrate the rich Black History...

MURRAY ANNOUNCES NEW CULTURAL DISTRICT IN THE CENTRAL AREA

MURRAY ANNOUNCES NEW CULTURAL DISTRICT IN THE CENTRAL AREA November 19, 2015 by Office of the Mayor This week Mayor Ed Murray sent the Seattle City Council a draft ordinance to create the Historic Central Area Arts and Cultural District, the...

Google Hosts Urban Teens as part of STEM event

On Saturday, March 12, 2016, iUrban Teen (Seattle) hosted the 2nd Annual STEM tour day with Google Seattle staff. During this STEM tour day, over 35 youth and parents toured the Google Seattle facilities as well as learned about...

100+ Black Men Will Welcome South Shore Pre-K-8 Students to School with High-Fives for...

SEATTLE, WA – In a dynamic family engagement event, South Shore Pre-K – 8 School will be host to over 100 men of African descent, welcoming every child with enthusiastic “high fives” to school on Monday, February 8th in...
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